Tanja Perko

Summary

Affiliation: Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK∙CEN and University of Antwerp
Location: Mol, Antwerp, Belgium
Summary:
Tanja Perko (1974) is a communication and risk perception researcher at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and scientific collaborator at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK
Publications:
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Publications

  1. doi Risk communication in the case of the Fukushima accident: Impact of communication and lessons to be learned
    Tanja Perko
    Nuclear Science and Technology Studies, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, Mol, Belgium
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 12:683-6. 2016
  2. doi Units related to radiation exposure and radioactivity in mass media: the Fukushima case study in Europe and Russia
    T Perko
    Nuclear Science and Technology Studies, Institute for Environment Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, Boeretang 200, Mol B 2400, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 164:154-9. 2015
  3. doi Radiation risk perception: a discrepancy between the experts and the general population
    Tanja Perko
    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, Boeretang 200, B 2400 Mol, Belgium Electronic address
    J Environ Radioact 133:86-91. 2014
  4. doi Is knowledge important? Empirical research on nuclear risk communication in two countries
    Tanja Perko
    SCK CEN, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Mol, Belgium
    Health Phys 102:614-25. 2012
  5. doi Importance of risk communication during and after a nuclear accident
    Tanja Perko
    University of of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 7:388-92. 2011

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi Risk communication in the case of the Fukushima accident: Impact of communication and lessons to be learned
    Tanja Perko
    Nuclear Science and Technology Studies, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, Mol, Belgium
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 12:683-6. 2016
    ..Integr Environ Assess Manag 2016;12:683-686. © 2016 SETAC. ..
  2. doi Units related to radiation exposure and radioactivity in mass media: the Fukushima case study in Europe and Russia
    T Perko
    Nuclear Science and Technology Studies, Institute for Environment Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, Boeretang 200, Mol B 2400, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 164:154-9. 2015
    ..The paper concludes with some practical guidelines for sound public communication about radiation risks. ..
  3. doi Radiation risk perception: a discrepancy between the experts and the general population
    Tanja Perko
    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN, Boeretang 200, B 2400 Mol, Belgium Electronic address
    J Environ Radioact 133:86-91. 2014
    ..The study demonstrates that the discrepancy in risk perception and the communication gap between the experts and the general population presents a big challenge in understanding each other. ..
  4. doi Is knowledge important? Empirical research on nuclear risk communication in two countries
    Tanja Perko
    SCK CEN, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Mol, Belgium
    Health Phys 102:614-25. 2012
    ..The results in both case studies suggest that effective risk communication has to focus not only on knowledge but also on other more heuristic predictors, such as risk perception or attitudes toward communicated risks...
  5. doi Importance of risk communication during and after a nuclear accident
    Tanja Perko
    University of of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 7:388-92. 2011
    ..This article addresses the main communication challenges and suggests possible risk communication approaches to adopt in the case of a nuclear accident...